"Crystal. Lacquer miniature. Embroidery" Museum

Vladimir, Dvoryanskaya Street, 2 +7 (4922) 32-48-72 vladmuseum.ru
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"Crystal. Lacquer miniature. Embroidery" Museum

The Museum of Decorative and Applied Arts "Crystal. Lacquer miniature. Embroidery" is located in the Trinity Church, near the Golden Gates of Vladimir. It was founded in 1974 by the Vladimir-Suzdal Museum-Reserve. Luxurious exposition, containing unique, but so different works of art, is organically fit into the interior of the temple. Visitors can see artworks of masters who can subjugate  capricious crystal, make a picturesque lacquer miniature and "draw" ornate patterns of embroidery on the fabric.

The exposition "Crystal River of Time" placed on the ground floor of the museum reflects all facets of the mastery of glassblowers and glass artists from Gus-Khrustalny. It presents the most beautiful glass and crystal items: the works of glassblowers of the Gus Crystal Plant named after Akim Maltzov of the second half of the 18th century and modern refined crystal artworks. 

On the first floor of the museum one can get acquainted with art crafts of the unique center of decorative and applied arts – Mstera. Elegant artistic embroidery and sophisticated lacquer miniatures organically complement each other within the framework of one exposition, demonstrating high artistic taste and skill of their creators. 

Since summer 2018, the museum’s exposition has been undergoing a large-scale reconstruction, it will be renewed and opened to the public only at the beginning of 2020.

Author: V. Korolkova